whoopee cushion
noun Date: 1953 a cushion that makes a sound like the breaking of wind when sat upon

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • whoopee cushion — whoopee ,cushion noun count a rubber CUSHION filled with air that you put on someone s chair as a joke because it makes a loud rude noise when they sit on it …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • whoopee cushion — ► NOUN ▪ a rubber cushion that makes a sound like the breaking of wind when someone sits on it …   English terms dictionary

  • whoopee cushion — [hwoop′ē, woop′ē] n. a device for playing practical jokes, consisting of an air filled pillow with a valve that emits a sound like that of gas being expelled from the bowels when someone sits upon it: also sp. whoopie cushion …   English World dictionary

  • whoopee cushion — whoopee .cushion n a rubber bag filled with air that makes a noise like a ↑fart when you sit on it …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • whoopee cushion — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms whoopee cushion : singular whoopee cushion plural whoopee cushions a rubber cushion filled with air that you put on someone s chair as a joke because it makes a loud rude noise when they sit on it …   English dictionary

  • whoopee cushion — a type of cushion or pillow used as a practical joke that, when sat upon, produces a loud noise resembling flatulence. Also, whoopie cushion. [1955 60] * * * noun, pl ⋯ ions [count] : a rubber bag filled with air that is used as a joke and that… …   Useful english dictionary

  • whoopee cushion — /ˈwʊpi kʊʃən/ (say woopee kooshuhn) noun a small inflatable rubber cushion, which, hidden under the upholstery of a chair as a practical joke, emits the sound of a human breaking wind when sat upon. {whoopee + cushion} …   Australian English dictionary

  • whoopee cushion — a type of cushion or pillow used as a practical joke that, when sat upon, produces a loud noise resembling flatulence. Also, whoopie cushion. [1955 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • whoopee cushion — noun a rubber cushion that makes a sound like the breaking of wind when someone sits on it …   English new terms dictionary

  • whoopee cushion — noun (C) a rubber cushion 1 (1) filled with air that makes a funny noise when you sit on it …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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